NEWARK — Paul D. Gillespie, 60, of Newark, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at his residence surrounded by loving family.

Paul is preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Virginia Gillespie; sisters, Peggy, his twin, Penny, and Connie; brothers, Billy Joe, Arnold Jr., Jimmy and Everett.

He is survived by loving fiance, Pam Davis; son, Derrek (Kristin) Gillespie; daughter, Richelle Gillespie; sisters, Holly (Jeff) Clark and Kelly Gillespie; brothers, Randy Gillespie, Dennis (Candace) Gillespie and John Gillespie.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Hospice of Central Ohio for their exceptional care during this time.

In keeping with Paul’s wishes, cremation will take place with no formal services at this time. A Celebration of His Life is being planned for a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in Paul’s honor to Hospice of Central Ohio by visiting or by mail to 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark, OH 43055.

Please visit to leave a condolence for his family.


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